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Kaimana Beach Hotel: First In

March 2021 • cntraveler

If you’re traveling to Oahu, chances are good that you’ll stay in Waikiki, the busy slice of land between canal and sea where most of the lodging is clustered. Hotel towers shape the skyline, spring breakers zip down Kalākaua Avenue on electric scooters, and beachfront bars sling $15 mai tais. In the heart of the neighborhood lie the island’s historic luxury hotels, including the Moana Surfrider and Royal Hawaiian. But Waikiki is lesser known for a different kind of stay,...


Newly refreshed Kaimana Beach Hotel aims to ‘reconnect’ with community

February 2021 • bizjournals

The Kaimana Beach Hotel reopened in December in conjunction with a transition to new management under Hawaii-based luxury hospitality company Private Label Collection — and following a redesign that includes updates to the lobby and guest rooms, as well as a new take on the Hau Tree restaurant.....


Design-Driven Kaimana Beach Hotel Opens in Honolulu

February 2021 • tripsavvy

Opening on Feb. 1, the 122-room Kaimana Beach Hotel is one of the few Waikiki Beach properties snug on the sand with direct beach access along Kaimana Beach. In fact, this newly renovated property (which was previously the former New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel) is the only boutique-size hotel with this claim. Others in the area, like Royal Hawaiian, are much larger in size...


Raise the Bar – Jen Ackrill Mixes 3 Drinks at Kaimana Beach Hotel’s Hau Tree Hotspot

February 2021 • khon2

Honolulu (KHON2) – Cocktail artist Jen Ackrill is raising the bar with drinks at her new home and Waikiki hotspot Hau Tree.She invited Living808 Host Tannya Joaquin to her beachside bar at The Kaimana Beach Hotel to mix up 3 different drinks......


Kamaina Beach Hotel reopens, Hawaiian-run and Hawaii-focused

February 2021 • Travelweekly

The hotel was purchased in 2018 by BT Kalakaua, a partnership between Honolulu-based BlackSand Capital and Tsukada Global Holdings of Japan, which then leased the property back to the previous owner, New Otani Co. When that lease expired late last year, ownership brought in Private Label Collection -- which also manages the Hotel Wailea, Relais and Chateaux -- and was founded by Honolulu native Jon McManus, to oversee the 122-room property first opened in 1963....


This Hotel in Hawaii Just Got a Tropical Makeover That Was Made for Instagram

February 2021 • Travelandleisure

Kaimana Beach Hotel, located on Waikiki along the Gold Coast of Honolulu, is ready to welcome guests once again. And this time, guests to the 50-year-old hotel will get to experience the hotel with its new look thanks to a handful of Hawaiian creatives.......


The Beloved Hau Tree Restaurant on Oʻahu Gets a New Look and Menu

January 2021 • HAWAII Magazine

The best part of this oceanfront restaurant in Waikīkī—the view—remains unchanged. It was called the Hau Tree Lānai when I was growing up, an open-air, oceanfront restaurant right on Kaimana Beach in Waikīkī. It was the spot for bridal showers and brunch with friends...


Hawaii’s Iconic Kaimana Beach Hotel Unveils New Look

January 2021 • Islands

For more than five decades, the Kaimana Beach Hotel has offered travelers the best of Waikiki and especially the beach for which this property was named. But when it reopens on February 1, this popular Gold Coast spot will boast an unfamiliar look to longtime guests, as the hotel underwent a refreshing, stylish redesign with the help of Private Label Collection and the Henderson Design Group. The result is a fun, fascinating tribute to everything we’ve loved about Honolulu for so many years....


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